55 Plus Home Repair Program
The County of Rock is offering Home Improvement Grants for senior home owners, age 55 or older. This grant is designed to help make home repairs and accessibility modifications to help meet the challenges of aging in place safely and affordably.
If you or someone you know may qualify for this home repair assistance program, contact Rock County at 608-757-5587.
Dining Center News Update
The Rock County Council on aging would like to update you on the dining center meals. To attend the noon meals you must be 60 years of age or older, but a spouse of any age may attend with you. The suggested donation is $4.00. If you are under 60 years of age you must pay $11.73 per meal. Questions? Please call 608-757-5472. You must get your meal reservation in before noon the day before the meal. Call The Gathering Place, Milton at 608-868-3500 to make meal reservations.
Senior Stockbox is a program through ECHO that provides food on the last Thursday of each month to seniors who need a little help. Pick-up day at St. Mary Catholic Church in Milton is the fourth Thursday of each month from 11:00 a.m. to noon. Senior Stockbox Program is run by Milwaukee's Hunger Task Force and funded by the federal government.
KWIK TRIP ASSISTANCE-did you know that you can go to any Kwik Trip convenience store and gas station and have a Kwik Trip employee put gas in your car? All you do is call the number on the gas pump and ask an employee for assistance. This is good at any Kwik Trip store.
GoGo Grandparent Service Ride Program-The "Uber" type ride program is now in Rock County. Service is available in the Milton area. Rides cost: Uber Fares: 3.55 base fare plus $1.50 per mile, plus $0.20 per minute with a minimum fare of $6.55 and the concierge fee is $0.19 per minute.
For more information, go to: https://gogograndparent.com/